Special Events


Talent Acquisition Best Practices: An Open Forum

Join us for a series of open discussions on current trends and challenges in Talent Acquisition.  Who should attend? Anyone involved in the hiring process!

Session #3 – Winning in the Talent Crisis

This event is complimentary for AAIM members and limited to CEOs and CFOs.
Date: July 26, 2018
Time: 7:30 – 9:00am
Location: AAIM Training Center 1600 S Brentwood Blvd, Suite #400, St. Louis, MO 63144

Host: Phil Brandt, President and CEO, AAIM Employers’ Association
Guest Experts: Randy Sims and Teresa Sims, Senior Recruiting Experts, AAIM Employers’ Association
Laura Ingram, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Vice President, HR Services, AAIM Employers’ Association


Risk & Crisis Management Summit
Keeping Your Organization Alive

“Something like that would never happen here.” In today’s world, we can no longer dismiss the probability of violence taking place within our own organizations. Whether in businesses, churches, or schools, the risk for crisis is ever increasing. What are you doing to keep your employees alive, the financial well-being of your company alive, and to ensure “something like that would never happen here?”

In this summit, you will hear from three experts who have “been there.” Their presentations will include violence prevention and intervention strategies, threat assessment, and crisis management, in order to help you keep your organization alive.

Date: October 17, 2018
Time: 8:00 am to Noon (Central)
Location: Doubletree Hotel, 1973 Craigshire Road Maryland Heights, MO 63146

Our Experts:

Frank DeAngelis, Principal of Columbine High School during the 1999 shooting, tells his story of an event that changed the nation.

Lisa Dinhofer, MA, CT, in the World Trade Center during the bombing in 1993, and working in downtown New York City on September 11th, discusses the impact of traumatic events on individuals, communities, schools, and businesses.

Scott Paler, Attorney with DeWitt Ross & Stevens S.C., discusses comprehensive analyses of background checking processes that can mitigate organizations’ risks of crisis exponentially.